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    Important Astronomical Journal, Quite Scarce

    Connoissance des Temps. Paris: l'Academie Royale des Sciences, 1774-1791 [together with:] Connaissance des Tems, ou des Mouvemens Celestes, a l'Usage des Astronomes et Navigateurs. Paris: Le Bureau des Longitudes, 1797-1809. First editions of Connoissance des Temps for 1775, 1777, 1785, 1788, 1789; Connaissance des Tems for 1780, 1789, 1792, 1793, 1798/9, 1799/1800, 1800/01-1804/05, 1809, 1810, 1811. Nineteen twelvemo and octavo volumes. Engraved folding plates, letterpress tables. Contemporary vellum or contemporary green boards, bindings darkened or rubbed, chipping with slight loss, some browning to sheets and a few light stains, minor tears to the margins sometimes touching text, ink markings in some volumes, altogether a very good example. With contributions from Flamsteed, Laplace, Delambre, Messier, and Lalande. Scarce large run of this important journal.

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    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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